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Manuscript/Mixed Material William Perry sea journals,

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Title

  • William Perry sea journals,

Summary

  • Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, and a "List of the convoy for England under his Majesty's Ship Sheerness, Capt. Cornwallis ..." with colored folded map of the Atlantic sea lanes tipped in.

Names

  • Perry, William, active 1797-1802.
  • Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Headings

  • -  Hardy, Rob--(Shipmaster)
  • -  Sherry, William
  • -  Jamaica (Ship)
  • -  Minerva (Sailing vessel)
  • -  Travelers--Atlantic Ocean--Diaries
  • -  Travelers--Caribbean Area--Diaries
  • -  Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel
  • -  Caribbean Area--Description and travel
  • -  Seafaring life--Atlantic Ocean

Genre

  • Maritime journals

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
  • -  NUCMC/kislak
  • -  nucmc/vm01
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1982.003.00.0001
  • -  originally cataloged from scanned images by ta15; recataloged to DACS by vm01. vj01 2007-04-30

Medium

  • ca. 90 p., bound : ill. (some col.), maps. ; 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Kislak MS 1001

Repository

  • Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Jay I. Kislak Collection (Acc. 1982.003.00.0001)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007574354

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Jay I. Kislak Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse. The Library asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here.

The Kislak Collection is open to research. Because many of the items in the collection are on exhibit in the Library of Congress’ galleries, researchers are advised to contact the Geography and Map Division and/or the Rare Book and Special Collections Division prior to visiting in order to determine whether the desired materials will be available at that time.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Jay I. Kislak Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Perry, William, Active, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. William Perry sea journals. 1797. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574354/.

APA citation style:

Perry, W. & Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1797) William Perry sea journals. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574354/.

MLA citation style:

Perry, William, Active, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. William Perry sea journals. 1797. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007574354/>.